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Dale W. Dickson Scholarship awards support to Joseph Galloway of Kimbolton

JOSEPH GALLOWAYA first-year Muskingum University student has been awarded financial support from the Dale W. Dickson Endowed Scholarship Fund.  Joseph Galloway, a 2012 Cambridge High School graduate from Kimbolton, will begin his studies at Muskingum this fall.  He is the son of Ms. Tamara Galloway and Greg Galloway.

As a high school student, Joseph was in the top 10 percent of his class and was a member of the National Honor Society, the Student Council, the Academic Quiz Team, the Spanish Club and his church youth group.  He also served as a class officer, played soccer and participated in theatre.  His other honors include the Rotary Youth Leadership Award and he is a recipient of a Muskingum Academic Scholarship. 

The Dale W. Dickson Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 1998, following his death, by his family, friends and the Mace Club, a social club at Muskingum. Dickson, who graduated from Muskingum in 1965, was a member of the Mace Club and served on its advisory board after his graduation. The purpose of the fund is to make it financially possible for deserving and qualified students, preferably from Guernsey County, to attend Muskingum University.

Dickson was a teacher and coach at Meadowbrook High School, Cambridge High School, Cloverleaf High School near Cleveland and Mt. Vernon High School. Beginning in 1986, he was employed by Cambridge Savings Bank, where he served as vice president and secretary and as a board member of Camco Mortgage. He also was the high school football coach of Cambridge native Dom Capers, who is defensive coordinator for the Green Bay Packers. Capers also won Coach of the Year honors in the NFL as head coach of the Carolina Panthers.

Dickson was a member and past president of the Kiwanis Club, the Cambridge Area Chamber of Commerce Board, the Guernsey County United Way campaign and the board of directors of the Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center. In tribute to his college athletic career, he was inducted into the Muskingum University Hall of Fame in 1993.